On a beautiful afternoon in May I met up with Sarah & Mohamad in Crystal Palace to get some lovely portraits of them amongst the spring flowers. They were already officially married, so today was about celebrating with friends and family. After capturing a series of beautiful portraits of this lovely couple we headed to the Exhibition Rooms Crystal Palace where we joined family members to celebrate their wedding.
For all my photography sessions, whether they are for families, couples or musicians I like to arrive early and have a look around where we’re gong to be doing the shoot. This way I can work out the best locations for the photos, where the light’s going to work well, where there might not be too many people in the background – all before the session starts, so we then can optimise the time we have for the portraits.
I hadn’t photographed in Crystal Palace Park before so I arrived well before Sarah and Mohamad and worked out a few spots that would work really well for the photographs. One thing I definitely wanted to include in the images were the beautiful yellow spring flowers. It’s so nice for the photos to have a context and I thought with this wonderful bright splash of colour, as in the first photo of the blog, the couple would always be transported back to the beautiful spring day when they celebrated their marriage with friends and family.
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